Many families think about getting a private tutor to help their children with schoolwork during or after treatment for a health condition.
There are many factors to consider when employing a tutor for your child. Some of these include:
- purpose or learning outcomes
- experience of the tutor
- safety; has your tutor been checked?
- location; is it your local library or post school?
Finding a tutor
A great place to start is your child’s school. Ask the teachers if there’s someone they’d recommend or a particular company with a good reputation.
Also, University students can often register as tutors through their university website. These sites can be a good starting point for tips about finding and employing a tutor. For example, take a look at:
- The University of Melbourne
- Monash University.
Seeking financial help
You may be able to access some financial support to help you cover the cost of paying for a private tutor. Find out if your child is eligible by looking through the employing a tutor for my child page.